Political Science

State of the Union Addresses by United States Presidents (1869 - 1876)

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Ulysses S. Grant


The State of the Union address is a speech presented by the President of the United States to a joint session of the United States Congress,…

The Colored People of Chicago

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Louise DeKoven Bowen and Louise Dekoven Bowen


This book presents a summary of the findings conducted by the the Juvenile Protective Association in Chicago before the changes brought on b…

A History of Our Own Times From the Accession of Queen Victoria to the General …

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Justin Mccarthy


The fourth and concluding volume of this history of Victorian Britain opens with the brutal repression in 1865 of a rebellion by ex-slaves i…

The Irish Land Question

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Henry George


"What I want to impress upon those who may read this paper is this: The Irish land question is not a mere local question; it is a unive…

The African Problem and the Peace Settlement

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Edmund Dene Morel


In this essay, the author directs our attention on the African continent and describes how the exploitation and colonization of Africa by Eu…

Twenty Years of the Republic 1885-1905

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Harry Thurston Peck


Excerpt: At the time when Mr. Cleveland was inaugurated there had been no Democratic President for a full quarter of a century. A whole gene…

The Life of Washington, Volume 5

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John James Marshall


Volume five of John Marshall's biography follows Washington through his second term ending in the election of John Adams and Washington's re…

Mental and Moral Heredity in Royalty. A Statistical Study in History and Psycho…

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Frederick Adams Woods


Frederick Adams Woods examined the biographical records and family trees of the great dynasties of Europe, judging and comparing their moral…

The Gracchi, Marius and Sulla

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A. H. Beesly


During the last half of the second century B.C. Rome was undisputed mistress of the civilized western world. As the British historian, Augus…

State of the Union Addresses by United States Presidents (1849 - 1856)

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Millard Fillmore


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State of the Union Addresses by United States Presidents (1877 - 1884)

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Rutherford B. Hayes


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The American Credo

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H. L. Mencken


The American Credo: A Contribution Toward the Interpretation of the National Mind, published in 1920, is a commentary on US politics, specif…

The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. 01

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Edmund Burke


Edmund Burke was an Irish statesman, economist, and philosopher. Born in Dublin, he moved to London in 1750 and later served as a member of …

The Promise of American Life

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Herbert Croly


The book is said to "offer a manifesto of Progressive beliefs" that "anticipated the transition from competitive to corporate…

Handbook of Home Rule: Being Articles on the Irish Question

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James Bryce


The issue of Irish home rule was the dominant political question of British and Irish politics in the late 1800s to early 1900s. Published i…

The Life of Washington, Volume 4

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John James Marshall


This fourth volume covers the final battles and the peace conditions of the war, Washington at home, Washington as first President, and the …

Notes On Democracy

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H. L. Mencken


American journalist H.L. Mencken’s Notes On Democracy was originally published in 1926, yet is still relevant almost 100 years later. Menck…

State of the Union Addresses by United States Presidents (1837 - 1844)

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Martin Van Buren


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A History of American Political Theories

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Charles Edward Merriam


"A description and analysis of the characteristic types of political theory that have from time to time been dominant in American polit…

United States Senate Election, Expulsion, and Censure Cases, 1793-1990

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Anne M. Butler and Wendy Wolff


Article I, section 5, of the United States Constitution gives each house of Congress power to judge the elections, returns, and qualificatio…

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